Master Gardener Program
Master Gardeners Extend Gardening and Landscaping Information to the Public
Who are UCCE Master Gardeners? UCCE Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who provide unbiased information to the public. Areas of expertise include drought-resistant sustainable landscapes and food production in home, community and school gardens.Our San Bernardino County Master Gardeners reach over 30,000 residents annually. Thank you for your service and commitment to this important program that brings objective information directly to the public.
Do you have a home landscape or gardening question? Contact a MG volunteer for help at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the News
UCCE Master Gardener Program Mission Statement
Extend research based knowledge and information on home horticulture, pest management, and sustainable landscape practices to the residents of California and be guided by our core values and strategic initiatives.
Keep Trees Alive Under Drought and Water Restrictions!
University of California Cooperative Extension Drought and Landscape Tree Care Resources
Keeping Plants Alive Under Drought and Water Restrictions (English) https://anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/pdf/8553.pdf
Keeping Plants Alive Under Drought and Water Restrictions (Spanish) https://anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/pdf/8628.pdf
Prioritizing Trees During Drought and Water Restrictions (5 minute Youtube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTKLlJgdLVk
Tips to Keep Your Landscape Trees Alive Under Drought https://ucanr.edu/b/~IjC
Landscape Tree Irrigation to Maximize Tree Health, Benefits, and Beauty https://ucanr.edu/b/~YjA
Landscape Tree Irrigation 101 https://ucanr.edu/b/~UjA
Top 10 Ways to Conserve Water in Your Landscape and Garden https://ucanr.edu/b/~tTD
Asphalt and Synthetic Turf are Superheating our Cities (in Desert Sun newspaper) https://www.desertsun.com/story/opinion/contributors/valley-voice/2022/04/09/coachella-valleys-asphalt-synthetic-lawn-heat-islands-reach-170/9515857002/
Speaker Request for a Master Gardener Presentation
Have you considered having a UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteer speak to your club or organization? Topics include: beautiful, drought efficient landscapes, growing food in backyard, school, and community gardens, and the interaction of horticulture, health, and happiness! Email: email@example.com at least 45 days in advance of your chosen date and include the event name, organization, time, and location. Thanks!